The Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen was born in 1899, married Alan Charles Cameron in 1923, and died in 1973.
Among her many novels are The Last September (1929), The House in Paris (1935), The Death of the Heart (1938), The Heat of
the Day (1948), A World of Love (1955), and Eva Trout; or, Changing Scenes (1968). Her other numerous writings encompass literary
criticism, reviews, and several volumes of short stories. Miss Bowen's honors include Commander, Order of the British Empire
in 1948; D.Litt., Trinity College, Dublin, 1949, and Oxford University, 1956; Companion of Literature, Royal Society of Literature,
1965; and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, 1970, for Eva Trout.
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